all the veggies get pureed into the soup...my kids love it and they are not just slurpping 'chicken water' —maureen
3 lb chicken
ribs of celery washed
dry bay leaf
ground white meat turkey
Italian bread crumbs
each salt & pepper
carrots-cleaned and diced
In This Recipe
to 12 qt stock pot add al vegetables and seasonings.
wash chicken inside and out under cold water with salt and add to pot. Fill with cold water above chicken
While soup is cooking mix in small bowl turkey, egg, cheese, bread crumbs, water, and spices. Using a small melon baller, roll out meatballs and place on a platter. Cover and refrigerate until pureed vegetables have been returned to soup.
Bring soup again to a boil and add meatballs. Once the soup reboils, add diced carrots and continue to simmer gentle and covered till carrots soften slightly...about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a smaller pot, cook pasta till al dente. Then add to soup and bring to rolling boil, stir and drizzle in the beaten egg. Turn off the heat and serve with grated chees and fresh ground pepper.